Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
531 AM HST WED MAY 4 2016

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531 AM HST WED MAY 4 2016

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH
THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH
THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET
TODAY...LOWERING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET THROUGH
THURSDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH WEDNESDAY MAY 11:
A SMALL WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO FILL IN THIS
MORNING AND PEAK SOMETIME LATER TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
SLOWLY EASING THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH BUILDING SURF WILL LEAD TO ROUGH
CONDITIONS ALONG NORTH FACING BEACHES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MUCH OF SATURDAY. SURF WILL GRADUALLY BEGIN TO EASE BY THE END OF
THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK ALONG NORTH FACING BEACHES. A LONG-
PERIOD MODERATE SOUTH SWELL WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

SURF HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST HEIGHTS OF THE FACE OR FRONT OF WAVES. THE
SURF FORECAST IS BASED ON THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE ONE THIRD LARGEST WAVES...IN THE ZONE OF MAXIMUM
REFRACTION. SOME WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE AS HIGH AS THE
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER RIP CURRENTS IN OR NEAR
ANY SURF ZONE.

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GIBBS



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